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NHL: Calgary 4, Minnesota 3 (OT)

Feb. 2, 2014 at 1:37 AM   |   Comments

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Mikael Backlund's second goal of the game came 2:25 into overtime Saturday and the Calgary Flames salvaged a 4-3 victory over Minnesota.

The Flames led 3-1 in the third period but surrendered goals to Dany Heatley and Keith Ballard as the Wild forged a 3-3 tie.

Calgary pulled out the win when Backlund scored on the rebound of a Sean Monahan shot in extra time.

TJ Galiardi notched a goal and an assist, and Dennis Wideman also scored for the Flames, who wrapped up a 5-0-0 homestand.

Reto Berra earned the win after taking over for the injured Karri Ramo late in the first period, stopping 14-of-17 shots.

Heatley added an assist and Matt Cooke also scored for the Wild, who went 1-1-2 on a four-game road swing.

Darcy Kuemper made 28 saves.

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